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Richard Burton

Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821 1890) British explorer, geographer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, carographer, enthnologist, spy, linguist, poet, fencer, and diplomat. He was famed for his travels and explorations in Asia, Africa and the Americas, as well as his extraordinary knowledge of cultures. Spoke 29 European, Asian and African languages.

ASPECT       POINTS                       

Science           4           Founded Anthropological Society of London

Law                 0                      

Medicine         0                                              

Business         2            Captain in the East India Company          

Philosophy      2            Sexuality                         

Art                   2            Books & translations

Travel              2            Africa, Middle East, South America                        

Sports             1             Falconry, fencing

Beauty            1             Handsome with intense interest in sex          

Family             .5           Married, no children           

Fame              1            Spy, explorer           

Civic               1             Knighted           

Career            1             Army & explorer           

Wealth            1             Wealthy wife          

Leader            1             British consul in the Middle East         

Humanity        1             Infiltrated and wrote about Mecca

 TOTAL         20.5          Universalist